Larry Stone: Ken Griffey Jr., Jewell Loyd and Macklemore among stars who join patients in ‘Seattle Children’s Heroes’ card set
UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 28, 2020
SEATTLE – When Jake Gustafson, the senior director of operations and development at Seattle Children’s Hospital, approached a cross-section of local celebrities about participating in a Topps trading-card project he had brainstormed, the reaction was overwhelmingly positive.
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